2005 Outlook on de Armas: Enters the 2005 season as a much improved strike thrower with a good feel for three pitches...Expected to see time on the mound in a variety of roles in 2005.
2004: Saw limited action as a junior as Tigers' starters generally went deep into most ball games...Logged just 10.1 innings on the hill with just 13 strikeouts and an 11.32 ERA...Hurled a season-high three strikeouts in a 13-3 loss at Middle Tennessee...Struck out three in two innings of work against TCU...Shut down UT-Martin in one inning to help Memphis to a 9-2 win in the home finale.
2003: Made 19 appearances, including one start...Posted a 2-2 record with a 4.65 ERA in 45.2 innings pitched...Struck out a career-high 26 batters...Allowed two earned runs on six hits in five innings of work in only start of the season against Murray State...Logged a season-high five strikeouts in 3.1 innings of work in game three of the Louisville series...Pitched a scoreless 10th inning to pick up the victory in Tiger's 8-7 upset of No. 9 Mississippi State...Held Middle Tennessee scoreless in a 5-4 victory... Threw three scoreless innings in final outing of the season in a 10-3 loss to USF.
2002: Made 21 appearances, including six starts on the mound for the Tigers, to conclude the season with a 3-2 record and one save...Finished third on the team with a 5.57 ERA...In his three victories, allowed only two earned runs in 19 innings of work...Had a season-high four strikeouts in six innings of relief work vs. Charlotte...Held Middle Tennessee scoreless in his longest outing of the season, allowing just two hits in 7.1 innings...Ranked sixth on the team with 25 strikeouts.
Prep: Played under former Tiger Lane McCarter at Houston High...Three-time All-Area choice and two-time All-Region selection... Went 10-3 and was a finalist for Commercial Appeal's Best of the Preps Player of the Year as a senior...Finished with a career record of 30-7...His 30 wins ranks first all-time at Houston... Also lettered in football.